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Orange Nut Bread

This quick bread recipe delivers a tasty orange flavor to go with the added texture of the chopped walnuts.
Prep15 Mins
Cook45 Mins
Ready60 Mins
Servings20

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon grated orange zest
  • 1/3 cup fresh orange juice
  • 2/3 cup hot water
  • 2 tablespoons melted shortening
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Steps

  1. 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease 3 to 4 mini loaf pans (5x3 inches each).
  2. 2Zest and juice an orange; set 1 tablespoon zest aside. Pour orange juice into a one-cup measuring cup, add boiling water to fill to one cup measurement.
  3. 3Pour juice mixture into a bowl and add the melted shortening, vanilla, egg, flour, salt, baking powder, baking soda, sugar, grated orange zest and chopped nuts. Stir well and pour batter into the prepared pans.
  4. 4Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 45 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean and bread is nicely browned.
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